Stopping human trafficking from Edo State in Nigeria

Edo State is in southern Nigeria. Statistics show that 94% of Nigerian women trafficked out of the country and exploited in the sex trade come from Edo. This localised problem with far-reaching human consequences has come to the attention of the UK's Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland.

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Hillsborough Verdicts

The Most Reverend Malcolm McMahon, Archbishop of Liverpool, has issued a statement on the ruling of the Hillsborough disaster inquest. Read more


New Auxiliary Bishop

Pope Francis has appointed Father Paul Mason as the new Auxiliary Bishop of Southwark. Fr Mason, a priest of the Archdiocese of Southwark, has been the Episc...Read more


Death Penalty Stats

The lead Bishop for international affairs has called on Catholics to urgently contact their MPs about the rapidly increasing number of executions taking plac...Read more

apostolic exhortation

Amoris Laetitia - The Joy of Love

Amoris Laetitia, 'The Joy of Love', is the 2016 post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation “on Love in the Family”. It brings together the results of the two Synods on the family convoked by Pope Francis in 2014 and 2015. In this section, you can read the full document and a helpful summary. Read more